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Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-03-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By *Jade*
Try not to worry too much, 6 months feels like a...

Try not to worry too much, 6 months feels like a long time, but it's not abnormal.  It took me 15 months to conceive my first, which miscarried, and then 8 months for DS.  Yep, it sucks, but...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-18-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,775
Posted By *Jade*
I think being able to breastfeed in recovery is...

I think being able to breastfeed in recovery is a huge one.  I was lucky to be birthing in NZ, after DS came out he was weighed etc, wrapped and handed to DH.  DH then walked alongside me to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-30-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 12,700
Posted By *Jade*
As for post-partum, I did blood tests for 3 days...

As for post-partum, I did blood tests for 3 days pp, then was cleared to stop.  I was supposed to do the GTT at 6 weeks, but like someone said, it's so hard to make the time!  I didn't do it until 6...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 12,700
Posted By *Jade*
 Quote:Originally Posted by BeanSprout...



Quote:Originally Posted by BeanSprout Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-14-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By *Jade*
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lifeguard http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1321166/gestational-diabetes#post_16552629)
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Forum: VBAC   04-30-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By *Jade*
I'm sorry you are feeling so bad about your...

I'm sorry you are feeling so bad about your c-section :(
I really hate hearing people wonder if they have "failed" because of their c-section, and I say this as someone who was induced (or...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-15-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,211
Posted By *Jade*
How funny about the names!!  Sounds like calling...

How funny about the names!!  Sounds like calling the mental health team is a good idea, good to have lots of support wrapped around you right now.  I hope it goes well!
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-15-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,211
Posted By *Jade*
I'm sorry, that sounds so tough.  I had some...

I'm sorry, that sounds so tough.  I had some horrible thoughts over christmas, and they really shake you up.
Can you go and see a Dr or a counseller?  Are you open to taking medication?  I know...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-09-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By *Jade*
My c-section was semi-planned; I was induced and...

My c-section was semi-planned; I was induced and after 4 days - nothing!  No dilation at all, I think my Bishops score was 1.  So by the time we got to the fourth day, I was ready for the...
Forum: Parenting   11-12-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,875
Posted By *Jade*
Wow, I would be seriously annoyed at DP at this...

Wow, I would be seriously annoyed at DP at this point!  He's telling you he won't *allow" your mother in your own home???  Not acceptable, IMO.
 
Yes, your mum made a stupid mistake.  My mum put...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,802
Posted By *Jade*
Quote: Originally Posted by oaktreemama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by oaktreemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15999976)
I don't care in the least. I am not going...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-27-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By *Jade*
Mine was an early loss as well, and it was...

Mine was an early loss as well, and it was pivotal for me. For DH, I think, it was a horrible event *for me*, but more of a blip for him - as in, he was sad that I was so sad, but he never really...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-04-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
Update - spoke to an LC today and the plan is ...

Update - spoke to an LC today and the plan is

- Let left nipple (currently cracked and still sore) heal, use PureLan and shield
- Right breast, feed without shield every second feed
- Make him...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-04-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
Quote: Originally Posted by Eligracey...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eligracey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15908161)
Jade, I'm guessing that the pain is due to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-02-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
I saw an LC last week, so I think I will call...

I saw an LC last week, so I think I will call her tomorow (sunday here).

I spent all day crying and dreading feeding (and then feeling like the worst mother ever for not wanting to feed my child)...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-02-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif This pain is getting bad, I'm dreading each nursing session http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: November 2010   10-02-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By *Jade*
DDC crashing - I was hospitalised twice at the...

DDC crashing - I was hospitalised twice at the end of my pregnancy, and was there for a week and a half for the birth.

For me, hospitals are BORING! So things like dvds, books are great. What...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-02-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
Quote: Originally Posted by GoBecGo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GoBecGo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15904653)

The breast pain after feeds sounds...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-01-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By *Jade*
Just wondering if anyone knows if there is a...

Just wondering if anyone knows if there is a link between using a nipple shield and supply?

We have been using a shield for 6 weeks now (DS is 7 weeks old) and are now weaning off it. It's going...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-19-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By *Jade*
Quote: Originally Posted by tankgirl73...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tankgirl73 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15858144)

Same with the formula... I don't know if...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-18-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By *Jade*
Thanks all, I'm glad to hear its normal (and...

Thanks all, I'm glad to hear its normal (and that it does get better!!)

As for the milk transfer - I'm not sure if it's great, because we use a nipple shield. And his weight gain is good...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-17-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By *Jade*
Hi all, I was wondering if there are...

Hi all,

I was wondering if there are techniques to stretch out feeds without using CIO. My babe is 5 weeks old and doesn't sleep during the day (unless it's on me), just feeds constantly. I'd...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-14-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By *Jade*
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I can so agree with so many of your points (DH not even holding the baby some days, birth weight challenges, pumping) - they all add up to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-14-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By *Jade*
Wow, I wasn't seperated at all! Not in the...

Wow, I wasn't seperated at all! Not in the states though, maybe thats the difference. DS was given to DH (my arms were numb/ in funny positions) a few mins after birth, DH then carried him while we...
Forum: August 2010   09-13-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By *Jade*
Quote: Originally Posted by Elisabeth1017...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Elisabeth1017 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15836639)
Im still here. 42 weeks. Have tried...
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